Before the Mountains were Brought Forth

bible art journaling

Before the mountains were brought forth,     or ever you had formed the earth and the world,     from everlasting to everlasting you are God. Psalm 90:2 ESV From everlasting to everlasting, our God IS.     Supplies used:Faber and Castell Gel Sticks| ESV Journaling Bible (Other journaling Bible options include KJV and [More...]


Bible Journaling with Children

Bible journaling with children

My son has been watching me do Bible journaling over the last little while and this week, he asked if he could do some in his Bible! Um, yes! He's struggled with learning to read. We finally found a method to learn to read that works for him and it seems to suddenly have clicked, so I'm thrilled that he wants to read in his Bible more.  Even if [More...]

Bible Journaling

ESV journaling Bible review

I recently discovered Bible journaling. Loads of pictures and tutorials of people using art to express what the Scripture means to them. Moreover, I found out about journaling Bibles! I had wanted to use more colour in my Bible, personalize my studies more with markers and such, but the pages were too thin and the margins too small. I had some [More...]

6 Lessons I Learned Through Early Pregnancy Loss

early pregnancy loss

  I know there are lots of articles out there about pregnancy loss, but I think an early pregnancy loss is different in some ways than others. Not to say one is worse than the other, but that the emotions are just different. Also, I think the view that society seems to have on early loss is different. I didn't ever see the baby on [More...]

Reflections on my country

nebulizer treatment

Last Wednesday my home city of Ottawa made headlines when a masked shooter ran into the Parliament buildings and shot and killed an unarmed guard. Generally speaking, Canada has very low gun violence. Last Monday, another man in Quebec drove his car into a couple of soldiers and killed one of them as well, so this was a double-blow to our [More...]

My Reaction Was Worse

my reaction was worse

Our week got off to a rocky start. On Monday morning my older two children (ages 5.5 and 6.5) were playing nicely upstairs. My daughter came down briefly to get her knitting bag and I thought they must be knitting up there. I know..silly assumptions. About 15 minutes later they came downstairs, and I saw this. "You cut your [More...]

Reasons Moms Love Having Kids

love having kids

  Have you ever noticed that if you get together with a group of moms, it's not an uncommon thing for them to start chatting about all of the negative things about having kids. How little sleep we get. (and yes, I've been guilty of this one) How we moms never get self time. How much mess they make. How long it's been since we [More...]